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Baby boom 9 months after Cubs win World Series

Baby boom 9 months after Cubs win World Series

The World Series trophy made the rounds at Advocate Illinois Masonic medical center greeting the newest members of the Cubs fan club - and their parents. Melissa Dennis. Joe Pelnar, father to baby Addison, chose the name based on the crosstreets that Wrigley is located on, not after star shortstop Addison Russell, but his son still has a connection to the team's win.


Dharam Singh, former Karnataka CM, dies at 80

Dharam Singh, former Karnataka CM, dies at 80

Singh, who was Chief Minister for barely 18 months, headed a coalition with the Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular) in mid-2004. Singh is bereaved by wife Prabhavati, sons Vijay Singh (Bidar MLC), Ajay singh (Jewargi MLA) and daughter Priyadarshini.


How to Know If Your Drinking Water Is Safe from Harmful Chemicals

How to Know If Your Drinking Water Is Safe from Harmful Chemicals

The chemicals included 93 that the EWG says are linked to an increased risk of cancer , 78 that have been tied to brain and nervous system damage, 63 associated with developmental harm to children and fetuses, and dozens of others that may be implicated in fertility or hormonal problems.


Study claims alcohol consumption after studying improves memory

Study claims alcohol consumption after studying improves memory

Participants, who all classed themselves as social drinkers, were given a task in which they had to learn words. " Our research not only showed that those who drank alcohol did better when repeating the word-learning task, but that this effect was stronger among those who drank more", said Celia Morgan, co-author of the study , via the University of Exeter .


First human embryos edited in United States through

First human embryos edited in United States through "CRISPR" technology

The report said the three previous instances of editing human embryos were all published by scientists in China . A courageous new world of genetically-modified "designer" babies has come a step closer with the first in-depth study showing that it is technically possible to alter the genes of human IVF embryos safely.


Parents concede baby Charlie dying in hospice

Parents concede baby Charlie dying in hospice

Charlie's parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, wanted to be given time to reach an agreement over end-of-life plans for their son. The parents brought the legal action because they disagreed with Great Ormond Street Hospital in London , which is caring for him.